Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forrest's Raid - Dec. 20, 1862

Marker ID: THC 4B 15
Location: on East Main Street (U.S. 45 W), Humboldt ,TN
County: Gibson
Coordinates: N 35° 48.385    W 088° 53.479
  35.80641666    -88.89131666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM12X5


At Humboldt, Starnes' detachment of Forrest's Brigade captured both railroads running into the town, destroyed track, trestles and rolling stock and burned stores and munitions. Meanwhile Forrest, with the commands of Biffle (19th Tenn. Cav)and Cox (2nd T